OXFORD – On Saturday, at 7:30 p.m., 6 On The Square (6OTS) welcomes back the outstanding and highly original, Sloan Wainwright. Sloan is a compelling performer best known for her powerfully rich contralto voice, intensely personal lyrics, and an innovative approach to song. Hard to categorize, her musical style melds the best of pop, folk, jazz, and blues to create a soulful hybrid. At this special Holiday performance in Oxford, Sloan will feature new music from her latest release.
Folk-pop artist Sloan Wainwright belongs to a musical dynasty of impossibly gifted singer-songwriters. Her family tree (brother and folk-music luminary Loudon Wainwright, sister-in-law Kate McGarrigle, nephew Rufus Wainwright, nieces Martha Wainwright and Lucy Wainwright Roche) reads like a who’s who of contemporary folk music. Sloan’s incredible gift is not only her unique songwriting ability but her dramatically voiced rendition of her original songs.